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Charlottesville: Could it happen in Southern California?

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| California has had its share of violent clashes involving extremists. Can unrest on the scale of Charlottesville break out here?

School parents join warehouse debate in San Bernardino

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A massive warehouse project near an elementary school in San Bernardino County has mobilized parents and activists.

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Inmate death latest black mark for OC Sheriff's Department

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The death of 27-year-old Danny Pham in an Orange County jail has resulted in the suspension of five jail workers. It's the latest scandal to hit OC law enforcement.

Judge denies Baca's request to remain free pending appeal

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Former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca asked to stay out of prison while he appeals his conviction. A judge denied the request but the defense said it'll appeal that, too.

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OC sheriff acknowledges informant use in county jails

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Sheriff Sandra Hutchens conceded in testimony that jail deputies used confidential informants to elicit incriminating statements from defendants.

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LA Sheriff's oversight panel asks for shooting, discipline data

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The Civilian Oversight Commission voted unanimously to urge the sheriff to release a wide swath of data, including narratives describing deputy-involved shootings.

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ICE arrests spike under Trump — in LA, not so much

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​Immigration officials say in the president's first 100 days, immigrant arrests nationwide rose by 38 percent. In the Los Angeles area, arrests are up by about 5 percent.

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5 things to know about prosecution of immigration offenses

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has issued a memo to federal prosecutors urging them to make certain immigration offenses "higher priorities," including in cases where people illegally cross the border multiple times.